Two suicide bombers and militants armed with heavy weapons launched twin attacks targeting the Afghan government and its allies Thursday, killing at least 19 people in the latest outburst of violence weakening the government's grip on the Taliban's southern heartland.
Conservationists listening to a critically endangered primate's morning calls in central Vietnam's mountains heard a surprising response. About 455 animals were counted there based on their calls, making it the largest known population of northern white-cheeked crested gibbons.
The absurd argument that there is no war in Libya should not stop Congress from defunding it. Moving against this unnecessary "limited kinetic action" using the power of the purse will return Congress to first principles that have been obscured by the arcane debate over the meaning of the War Powers Resolution.
Vietnamese security forces quashed a rare protest of hundreds of ethnic Hmong Christians calling for an independent state, officials said Thursday.
No one had seen Sgt. 1st Class Donald Shue since he was on a mission in Laos during the Vietnam War in November 1969, so his sister was skeptical when Army officials called a few months ago to say his remains had been found.
Relatives and supporters of three Americans jailed and tortured in Laos are appealing to the Obama administration to put high-level pressure on the communist government for their release.
Well before he became commandant of North Carolina's only military boarding academy, William Northrop regaled people with stories of serving in the jungles of Vietnam. But his war stories may be pure fiction. There is no record Mr. Northrop ever served in the military, let alone Vietnam.
A powerful earthquake struck northeastern Myanmar on Thursday night, killing one woman and shaking buildings as far away as Bangkok. No tsunami was generated.
Ronald Reagan won the Cold War, but to achieve victory he had to convince some squishes that the war was still on. Reagan's detractors habitually dismissed him as a "cold warrior," an elderly kook frightfully and dangerously behind the times. Fortunately for the cause of freedom, the Gipper wasn't afraid to take on world opinion, and in so doing he changed the world.